Introduction to Biosafety

Target Audience: All staff and students required to handle and/or store biohazardous materials or bloodborne pathogens should follow this course.

McGill students & staff click on register online using the McGill Human Resources Staff Development course registration system. Please click here to register online.

Non-Mcgill student registrants please complete and submit the Paying Participant Training Form

Content: Safe laboratory work practices, risk assessments, sterilization and disinfection principles, spill procedures.

Duration: 3 hours (including examination time)

Cost (McGill): Free for McGill Community (students, staff and faculty). When registering using the on-line registration system you will be prompted to enter a FOAPAL - no FOAPAL is required therefore leave the field blank.

Cost (Non-McGill): $50 (if paid by PI); $150.00 per person plus applicable taxes for other payment methods.

E-Certification Status, please note: If you read "sent" and have not received your copy, please email ehs [at], along with the course date and your ID.

English Sessions  
Date Time Location / Language  
Downtown Campus Locations  

Summer 2017

E-certificate Status*

(See above)

August 22, 2017 (Tuesday)

9h to 12h

Leacock Room 26; 3610 McTavish, Room 430


BIEN290 - September 21 & 28 (Thursdays)

13h to 14h30

Wong, Room TBC

Your presence is Mandatory and limited to all enrolled students Prof. Joseph Matt Kinsella [matt.kinsella [at]]. No addition registration is required.

September 15 (Friday) 13h30 to 16h30 Leacock, Room 232  
October 20 (Friday)

13h30 to 16h30

Leacock, Room 232

Macdonald Campus Locations  

Fall 2017


BTCE620 - September 6, 2017

12h30 to 15h30 Parasitology, Conference Room (1st floor)

Your presence is Mandatory and limited to all enrolled students Victoria Muise [victoria.muise [at]]. (i.e. Wednesday and Thursday classes). No additional registration is required.

October 12, 2017 11h30 to 14h30 Raymond, R3-045  
November 7, 2017 9h30 to 12h30 Raymond, R3-045